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    Could be the hyping of 1” of fresh. But more...

    Could be the hyping of 1” of fresh. But more likely it’s the woman struggling in the background throughout the whole thing.
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    fore·run·ner /ˈfôrˌrənər/...

    fore·run·ner

    /ˈfôrˌrənər/
    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/image/svg...
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    All pretty much true… But they do make an AWD...

    All pretty much true… But they do make an AWD minivan.
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    Any specific recommendations for tall skinny guy...

    Any specific recommendations for tall skinny guy (6’4, 175)?

    I assume a vest style would be no bueno. The Rossi strap style posted earlier seems like it would be better, and I see POC has a couple...
  5. Also check out the thread:...

    Also check out the thread:
    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/345312-Bringing-Back-The-Best-Lotii-And-Other-Assorted-Love-Songs

    Marshal is being quite responsive to...
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    LSD screens can be difficult to read: 402009 ...

    LSD screens can be difficult to read:

    402009

    Should really use a technology that allows for better legibility for such a critical piece of equipment.
  7. I was planning on immediately putting a 3 degree...

    I was planning on immediately putting a 3 degree side edge on the R87’s. Sounds like I should at least give the ‘factory’ tune a chance if you’re putting in that effort.
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    Like milk bags? (IYKYK)

    Like milk bags? (IYKYK)
  9. …. and Start Haus did a nice job on mine. They’re...

    …. and Start Haus did a nice job on mine. They’re doing Sidas there for what it’s worth.
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    Couldn’t decide whether you were f’ing with us or...

    Couldn’t decide whether you were f’ing with us or not, so had to google it. Apparently this is actually a thing:

    https://thepracticalherbalist.com/herbal-memoirs/tip-to-keep-your-feet-warm/
    ...
  11. I can live with a couple ticks, depending on what...

    I can live with a couple ticks, depending on what tick scale you’re using.
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    If all y’all could kindly get your orders in for...

    If all y’all could kindly get your orders in for the R87 that would be much appreciated. Just placed mine and want to make sure it gets produced! :yourock:
  13. R87 order is placed. What color bindings go...

    R87 order is placed.

    What color bindings go best with ‘cafe-au-lait fade’?
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    Has been asked and answered. Wasatchback says the...

    Has been asked and answered. Wasatchback says the only difference is a single wood stringer in the core, rest of the construction is identical.
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    I don’t think I’d choose R11’s for those...

    I don’t think I’d choose R11’s for those conditions. In fact I skied my 188 R11’s yesterday afternoon in Tahoe low tide conditions just because I hadn’t been out on them this year. They’re...
  16. Thanks. I did see where he described it as...

    Thanks. I did see where he described it as Monster length and radius, Asteroid flex, but unfortunately I haven’t skied either of those.

    These would be replacing 2nd gen. (last year of full camber)...
  17. Marshal, could you tell me a little about the...

    Marshal, could you tell me a little about the flex on the R87?

    Description says ‘Proper GS flex’, but am I correct to assume that since this is an all-mountain width ski, it will maintain a little...
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    That does seem like it could be a good fit for OP...

    That does seem like it could be a good fit for OP (or even for me). Was thinking earlier why couldn’t a Kendo or Brahma just have bigger radius. That may be it.

    Have read good things about Blossom...
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    Thanks. Little older than I’m willing to...

    Thanks. Little older than I’m willing to consider, but not surprised given the offer price of $40 :biggrin:
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    Deets on the Salomon GS’s?

    Deets on the Salomon GS’s?
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    My current firm day, mostly groomer, in the...

    My current firm day, mostly groomer, in the Sierra, ski is still a 2nd gen. Mantra, and they’re past due for replacement.

    I’ve skied new Mantras, Bonafide’s, etc. and they’re very good, certainly...
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    I wasn’t the one who mentioned Pi. No offense...

    I wasn’t the one who mentioned Pi. No offense intended, just a joke; I’m an engineer too.
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    I think you meant sedici :wink:

    I think you meant sedici :wink:
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    Tool thread (Dee’s is on page 2): ...

    Tool thread (Dee’s is on page 2):

    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/342357-Tool-Time
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    that’s obvious now that I re-read it. I need to...

    that’s obvious now that I re-read it. I need to get in the habit of finishing my morning coffee before posting…
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    From a kinematics standpoint, moving to a larger...

    From a kinematics standpoint, moving to a larger chainring isn’t necessarily an improvement, it’s just a change. Whether that change is for the better or worse depends on where you’re starting, and...
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    I keep a few old spokes around, but like toast I...

    I keep a few old spokes around, but like toast I don’t actually use them for their intended purpose.

    Spokes are pretty cheap, so I’d rather just put a new one on and be confident. Building a...
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    No, not in the industry at all. Used to work at a...

    No, not in the industry at all. Used to work at a shop back in high school and college, now just an engineer who still likes bikes but doesn’t get work with them professionally.

    The testing I saw...
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    Hey guys, you’re making all the engineers on here...

    Hey guys, you’re making all the engineers on here look bad. Sometimes you need to keep it in the closet! :fm:
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    My Lange RX 130’s started doing that, and...

    My Lange RX 130’s started doing that, and probably around a similar number of days. Not the whole liner, mind you, just in the heel pocket and up the calf a little.
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    Yeah, snow shelters can be surprisingly warm - or...

    Yeah, snow shelters can be surprisingly warm - or so I’ve been told… in high school Outdoor Ed there was a winter camping trip each year for one of the grade levels. Groups of three or four students...
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    i haven’t seen any numbers put to that, but I do...

    i haven’t seen any numbers put to that, but I do recall seeing some impact testing of carbon rims a while ago and it looked like they were able to deflect pretty significantly before cracking....
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    There was also the older guy who got lost in the...

    There was also the older guy who got lost in the Tahoe area a few years ago (don’t remember exactly where) because he went out during a bad storm while testing out his new GPS.

    Satyed alive by...
  34. You had to pay for yours? SMH, pleb. Bentley...

    You had to pay for yours? SMH, pleb.

    Bentley Concierge hooked me up for free - if you don’t count the cost of multiple Bentleys.
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    I haven’t strayed OOB (I’m a rule follower by...

    I haven’t strayed OOB (I’m a rule follower by nature), but couldn’t you get yourself pretty lost if you headed down white rabbit or sawtooth ridge areas and took a wrong turn?
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    You might want to delete your posts on this...

    You might want to delete your posts on this thread before Bode hits you with a restraining order :biggrin:
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    GT’s using the red kind?

    GT’s using the red kind?
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    To be fair to Bode, I’m not sure I’d be willing...

    To be fair to Bode, I’m not sure I’d be willing to turn down someone’s offer to use my name to help them sell their stuff. Anyone willing to pay to have the DeJong seal of approval slapped on their...
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    That’s my assumption. Just wish the media...

    That’s my assumption. Just wish the media wouldn’t pay any attention when this type of thing happens…. Or even better, report that this type of thing is actually happening, instead of hyping shit...
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    FEA visualization of how spokes distribute (a...

    FEA visualization of how spokes distribute (a huge) load:


    https://youtu.be/w4kz0k4AdI4
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    Following (For the sole purpose of making...

    Following


    (For the sole purpose of making myself feel better about not having a lick of hair on my chest)
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    Valid point about spike windup, but that’s...

    Valid point about spike windup, but that’s something that can happen any time you spin nipples, like just truing the wheel. I don’t see that as a reason not to adjust dish.

    As an engineer I can...
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    He did already! But he only eyeballed it, so...

    He did already!

    But he only eyeballed it, so probably still out 0.5mm. Hack! :biggrin:
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    Does Bode have a history of really driving...

    Does Bode have a history of really driving product development? (specifically, during his post WC career)

    I feel like I see his name attached to some new endeavor every few years, but feel like I...
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    Ha! Too worried about his name to have considered...

    Ha! Too worried about his name to have considered her’s. Time to start trolling…

    (just kidding, that’s embarrassment enough already)
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    Nice! Now let’s hope that wheel doesn’t taco on...

    Nice! Now let’s hope that wheel doesn’t taco on the first ride, eh?
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    There’s one major flaw with this theory: Wouldn’t...

    There’s one major flaw with this theory: Wouldn’t this mean Canada should be dominating on the WC ski circuit? :fm: (They don’t, which pains me as a Canadian).

    Second flaw: I’ve never been good at...
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    No problem. Just sitting here in front of my...

    No problem. Just sitting here in front of my computer listening to a boring Teams meeting. Much more interesting to consider bikes.
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    A sketch to help you visualize: 400843 Left...

    A sketch to help you visualize:

    400843

    Left is a normal symmetrical build. Right shows how the hub itself is offset to the right of the frame centerline, and the spoke holes are offset to the...
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    I get that sentiment, but I think this is a...

    I get that sentiment, but I think this is a pretty low risk endeavor. Worst case maybe you end up having to take it into a shop and have them do a final true/tension, which wouldn’t be the end of the...
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